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ID:     155178
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Republican
Issuer:     M. Antonius (Marc Antony)
Date Ruled:     32-31 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Legionary Denarius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 32-31
Diameter:     18 mm
Weight:     3.42 g
Die Axis:     8 h
Obverse Legend:     ANT AVG III VIR• R• P• C
Obverse Description:     Galley right
Reverse Legend:     LEG X
Reverse Description:     Legionary aquila between two standards
Mint:     Patrae(?)
Primary Reference:     Crawford 544/24
Reference2:     RSC 38
Reference3:     Sydenham 1228
Reference4:     CRI 361
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=56043
Grade:     VF, lightly toned.
Notes:     Formed in 59 BC, Legio X Gemina served with Caesar in Gaul and Spain, and at Pharsalus, Thapsus, and Munda. Reconstituted in 44 BC by Lepidus, in the following year it joined Antony's forces, serving at Philippi in elsewhere in the East before Actium.